REVIEW: The $208,000 Audi R8 Performance is a relic of supercars long gone, and that's what makes it special

2020 Audi R8 V10 Performance Coupe Quattro. Kristen Lee The 2020 R8 is Audi's halo car, with a naturally aspirated V10 positioned between its two axles. There are currently two versions of the R8 available: the V10 Quattro and the more powerful V10 Performance Quattro. My loaner was the more powerful version, starting at $195,900. Fees and extra options brought it up to $208,245. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If it feels like the Audi R8 has been around for a while, i...
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IAB’s digital artist Shoeb awarded in TVS NTorq 125 Call of Design Season 2

After receiving an overwhelming response to the TVS NTorq 125 Call of Design...
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Bugatti Chiron Needs To Watch Out For This - Hennessey Venom F5 Is Here!

It was in 1987 when a set of four-wheels went past the 200mph mark for the...
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Inside the Garage of Porsche Collector Magnus Walker with the Petersen Automotive Museum

Magnus Walker is a man with an awesome beard and an incredible collection of Porsche cars. The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles takes us inside the Urban Outlaw’s garage, which includes gems like a 1971 Porsche 911 T and Porsche’s last production MFI car. The Peterson Automotive Museum has an amazing YouTube channel, which features unseen archival footage and exclusive clips from the museum’s vault. Once you are done watching this video, make sure you head over to the museum’s YouTub...
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Aurora sends offers to majority of Uber ATG employees, but not the R&D lab

Autonomous vehicle company Aurora Innovation sent offers Thursday to more than 75% of employees at Uber Advanced Technologies Group, just a week after announcing plans to acquire the self-driving subsidiary, according to a source familiar with the post-merger integration plans. Uber ATG Toronto, which employs about 50 people where the subsidiary conducted its research and development work, did not not made the cut, according to a source. Nor has Uber ATG’s chief scientist Raquel Urtasun, w...
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2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Overview: Pricing, Trim Levels, New Standard Features & More

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, the German automaker’s elegant flagship sedan, will enter the new model year with some packaging and trim level revisions. The 2021 S-Class will be available in three trim levels, or “lines,” and each will be appointed accordingly. The Luxury Line and the AMG Line will be available for the S 500 4MATIC sedan. The third trim level, the Executive Line, is exclusive to the S 580 4MATIC sedan. Tech & Connectivity Features The second-generation MBUX (Mercedes-...
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Volkswagen Experiences Déjà Vu in the European Court of Justice

Volkswagen had another day in court, and it wasn’t a good outcome for the company this time, either. The European Court of Justice ruled that the software VW used to override emissions tests was illegal under European law. You may recall that in September 2015, US regulators discovered that VW had manipulated diesel emissions, a […] The post Volkswagen Experiences Déjà Vu in the European Court of Justice appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Aprilia’s Tuono 660 Could Be Here As Soon As Spring 2021

Tuono Junior! Fancy yourself an Aprilia RS660 but want something more comfortable to ride? Sources state that the Tuono 660 is expected to come in the spring of 2021! The Aprilia Tuono is my favorite motorcycle and my next big purchase. It takes the highly successful RSV4 platform and brings some comfort elements to the bike to make it a more rider/commute friendly package for the public roads. The engine remains the same as the RSV4, and many of the race elements are kept on the motorcycle, bu...
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The best cars for driving in the snow

Put the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek at the very top of your shopping list if you regularly drive through a blizzard.
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Covid Can’t Beat Sturgis Rally: 2021 Dates Announced

T-Minus 231 Days The 2020 global COVID-19 pandemic couldn’t stop the 2020 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, and 2021 ain’t going to either. The 2021 Sturgis Rally will take place between August 6th and the 15th of 2021, pandemic or not. Rod Woodruff, CEO of the Buffalo Chip said: “We know from last year that outdoor events can be safely held when proper precautions are taken “The majority of people act respectfully and practice social distancing when they are expected to act responsibly. Plus, we feel ...
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This 2021 Honda CBR1000RR Gets The Coveted Repsol Treatment

Look Like Marquez, Ride Like Marquez Racing liveries on street bikes can be polarizing for many. Personally, I think they’re absolutely badass while many others might beg to differ. Regardless, of what your or my opinion on the matter is, Honda doesn’t care; the CBR1000RR has historically come in Repsol editions, and this is what it would look like if they decided to apply the treatment to the 2021 Fireblade. Repsol has been closely tied to the Honda racing brand for over two decades now, and t...
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Plug Power Expands eCommerce Use of Hydrogen and Fuel Cells at Walmart

  Plug Power, a provider of hydrogen engines and fueling solutions, is expanding its support of Walmart’s eCommerce network. Plug Power currently supports more than 9,500 GenDrive fuel cell-powered vehicles used by 37 Walmart distribution centers across North America. Plug Power has provided GenKey hydrogen and fuel cells since 2010 for Walmart’s material handling fleet. […] The post Plug Power Expands eCommerce Use of Hydrogen and Fuel Cells at Walmart appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Rare Rides: A 1996 Infiniti J30, Luxury Sedan With a Heart of 300ZX (Part II)

In Part I of this two-parter we were introduced to the J30, Infiniti’s luxurious new sports sedan for the Nineties. Having learned from their Q45 mistakes, the brand was determined their new mid-sizer would be appealable to the American Market. So what went wrong? Let’s find out. Like its predecessor the M30, the J30 was […] The post Rare Rides: A 1996 Infiniti J30, Luxury Sedan With a Heart of 300ZX (Part II) appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Wild Child: A Daelim Citi Ace street tracker from Seoul

Scooter customization has been a thing for years, but the movement is mostly underground. Recently the moped scene has started intersecting with the ‘regular’ moto scene, and that means that established custom shops have started taking on pocket-sized builds too. Crazy Garage in South Korea have spun the spanners on everything from the BMW S1000RR to the Kawasaki W800. But their latest project is a humble Korean-made Daelim Citi Ace 110 scooter, built for Deus ex Machina’s relatively new Seou...
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Drag Battle: 992 Turbo Versus 991 GT2 RS

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Sorry - There Won't Be A Road Car Version Of Peugeot's Le Mans Hypercar

Peugeot has confirmed that it won't need to build 25 road cars to homologate its incoming World Endurance Championship challenger
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2021 Audi Q5 First Drive | Mid-cycle retrofit

Filed under: Green,Audi,First Drives,Infotainment,Crossover,Hybrid,Luxury Continue reading 2021 Audi Q5 First Drive | Mid-cycle retrofit 2021 Audi Q5 First Drive | Mid-cycle retrofit originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 17 Dec 2020 10:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
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Electronic Arts Outruns Take-Two in Codemasters Race

Electronic Arts said it had reached an agreement to buy Codemasters in a deal worth $1.2 billion, beating rival video games maker Take-Two Interactive Software to the finish line for the British company. Codemasters shares surged 18.7 percent to $8.63, above EA’s offer of $8.17 per share. UK-based Codemasters, known for its Formula One, DiRT […] The post Electronic Arts Outruns Take-Two in Codemasters Race appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Jeep Compass Facelift Expected To Launch in India on January 23, 2021

The Jeep Compass has been in the Indian market since 2017, mostly unchanged....
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These Are The Best Ford Cars In India Under INR 10 Lakh

While the general population acclimatized with post-Covid normalcy, the auto...
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A wealthy buyer commissioned this one-off Lamborghini to look straight out of a video game - tour the 'SC20'

Lamborghini SC20. Lamborghini The Lamborghini SC20 is the second one-off model made by the automaker's motorsports team, Squadra Corse. It's a roofless carbon-fiber roadster that's meant to be legal for public road use. The project was commissioned by a single unnamed customer, and Lamborghini didn't say how much it charged. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. You might not know this, but if you have enough money, you can actually tell automakers what to do.Meet the Lamborg...
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2021 Yamaha R3 revealed for Japanese market, features new colour options

The 2021 Yamaha R3 has been revealed for the Japanse market. The updated model...
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Lamborghini Wraps Up 2020 With The Jaw-Dropping One-Off SC20!

Lamborghini have been bringing out some amazing drool worthy cars all this...
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Looking For an Estate Car? Peep the Top Five Estate Cars in 2020

For the UK’s car buyers, estate cars are a popular choice with families who value ample luggage capacity and expect their car to drive just as well as their saloon or hatchback counterpart. A good estate car should be able to tick these boxes, as well as have all the tech and comfort drivers have come to expect in the best cars of today. Advantages of estate cars include: Good to drive Stylish and packed with kit A large load bay that’s easily loaded A good resale value Estate cars have been...
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What Does the Alfa Romeo Warranty Cover? (2020)

The Alfa Romeo warranty comes with a few additional benefits.Alfa Romeo combines its powertrain and bumper-to-bumper coverage into one Basic Limited Warranty.Based on Alfa Romeo’s reliability reputation, it may be worth considering an extended auto warranty to protect your car long-term. Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. The Alfa Romeo warranty beats out other manufacturers’ bumper-to-bumper warranty coverage, but its...
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Hero Xpulse 200, Splendor, Maestro & others to get costlier from next year

The Hero Xpulse 200, Splendor, Maestro and other Hero motorcycles and scooters...
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Could your brokerage require you to get vaccinated? It’s complicated

A National Association of Realtors source told Inman that the trade organization is waiting on guidance from government agencies before issuing any mandates.
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Upcoming Ford C-SUV for India Rendered Based On Recent Spy Shots

Recently, a spy image of Ford's upcoming C-SUV surfaced on the internet,...
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Hyundai Is Reportedly Cooking Up A 2.3 I4 That Revs To 7000rpm

According to a newspaper in South Korea, Hyundai is developing a 2.3-litre engine for future N products
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Honda RoadSync connectivity feature introduced for select models abroad

The Honda RoadSync connectivity feature has been introduced in the overseas...
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